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Memorial Day Murph
May 27 @ 7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Every year on Memorial Day, Americans honor those who have fallen serving the United States Armed Forces. This year at CFH, we will honor those who served and continue to serve by doing The Hero workout “Murph”
Because of the large group we are expecting this year at CFH, we are asking that ALL participants sign up for a heat.
Date: Monday, May 27th 2019
Class Times: 7am, 8am, 9am
** These will be the only Classes on Memorial Day**
For anyone who is a non- member looking to drop-in, our Drop-In rate will be $10 for Memorial day ONLY. Please arrive 10 min earlier to fill out paper work.
– After everyone finishes the workout, we will have food and drinks and toast to the men and women who have paid the ultimate sacrifice.
The Murph WOD:
1 mile run
300 Air Squats
1 mile run
*Partition the pull-ups, push-ups, and squats as needed. If you’ve got a twenty pound vest or body armor, wear it.
A modified version will be available for our visitors and those doing Murph for the first time.
A team of 4 Navy SEALs led by LT.Lt. Michael P. Murphy | The Murph Challenge – Memorial Day Michael P. Murphy on a mission to capture or kill a key Taliban leader, found themselves seriously outnumbered in a firefight with hundreds of enemy troops. Pinned down and under intense enemy fire, their communications operator severely wounded, they were in desperate need of help. Due to the mountainous terrain, their communications could not be received. Understanding the situation, LT. Michael P. Murphy moved to open ground, to use his satellite phone, exposing himself to enemy fire. LT Murphy was mortally wounded making that call.
They continued fighting until Lt Murphy and two of his three teammates were mortally wounded. His fourth team member, severely injured himself, managed to escape and was rescued 4 days later. He went on to tell the story in a book and movie titled “The Lone Survivor”.
For his selfless leadership, courageous actions and extraordinary devotion to duty, LT. Michael P. Murphy was posthumously rewarded the Medal of Honor, the first service member to receive the medal for service in Afghanistan, and the first Navy recipient of the medal since Vietnam.